once we sat down with the aforementioned wedding planning goddesses, the first order of business was to secure a reception spot. so armed with a list of recommendations, we visited over a dozen vineyards, B&Bs, country clubs, and mansions throughout loudon county. within a week we had settled on the ever-charming community center in middleburg VA, hometown to wedding planner lisa, someone project runway fans will remember, jackie o and (apparently) elizabeth taylor. middleburg is completely gorgeous and adorably tiny with just 632 people and .6 square mileage of total land to speak of. the community center is the historical town’s focal point where — no joke — tea party classes are taught and where we will eat, drink, and be merry!